List number: 1121050
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NY9997318384

Butter Stone, nr Lartington


Butter Stone is a prominent boulder located on the moors near Lartington and Cotherstone. It was used during the 1663-5 plague as a place where villagers left money in exchange for food, so those bringing the food did not come into contact with the infected people. Butter Stone is Grade II listed.

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Butter Stone

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The Butterstone

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The Butter Stone above Cotherstone

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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BUTTER STONE - List Entry
- "Grooved, roughly-pyramidal boulder about 0.75 metre high. This boulder was used during the 1663-5 plague as an exchange point where the inhabitants of Barnard Castle could leave money for ...

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